Question #b1456

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Aug 6, 2016

Answer:

You have #14# electron pairs to distribute.

Explanation:

Because each atom contributes 7 electrons to the structure, and thus there are #4xx7# electron pairs to distribute.

Since there are only #3xxI-Cl# bonds, this means that there are #11# lone pairs on an isolated molecule.

What is the shape of this interhalogen?